A Chipping Norton opticians is celebrating after winning a national award.

Scrivens Opticians and Hearing Care on High Street was named the chain’s branch of the year.

It is the second year running that the branch has picked up the accolade, after coming top in its region at Scrivens’ annual conference and awards ceremony.

Manager Marieka Luker, who has worked for the company for 17 years, said: “We have a brilliant team here and I’d like to pay tribute to them and assistant manager Karen Ashby for their work.

“Our customers are absolutely wonderful; we have people who have been coming here for years and we are attracting new people too. They appreciate the service we provide and the welcoming atmosphere.”

Scrivens chairman Nicholas Georgevic added: “Our success is thanks to the fantastic people who work in our branches to deliver a great community and customer-focused service.

“Congratulations to our Chipping Norton branch, who are very worthy winners.”